Senior Programmer Analyst/Developer

Permanent contract|New York|Information Technology

Senior Programmer Analyst/Developer

New York, United States Permanent contract Information Technology



Societe Generale is seeking a strong C++ low latency developer to expand their highly successful, fully automated computerized trading franchise across asset classes.

This is a hands-on position for the full development cycle, from requirements collection to final deployment and includes ongoing support for internal users. The successful candidate will work with an existing team of highly technical engineers to extend the functionality and performance of company’s sophisticated trading system that manages significant amounts of firms trading flow. This is a unique opportunity for a Software Developer to become a key contributor and work side by side with this firm’s highly talented team of software engineers, quantitative strategists, and traders on cutting-edge technology and sophisticated quantitative strategies.


  • Design, develop and implement cutting edge market connectivity system

  • Sitting alongside algo developers and traders to communicate varying needs

  • Ensure order management is consistent with best execution practices

  • Continuously work with colleagues and business leaders to advance each other’s skills


  • Current experience with C/C++, including familiarity with C++17 and templates

  • Low latency coding, performance tuning, and debugging

  • FIX & Binary Connectivity Protocols

  • Proficiency in network protocols such as TCP & multicast

  • FPGA experience a plus in terms of low-level understanding of how sockets work.

  • Experience with Market Data feed handlers, Client and Market Connectivity products

  • Knowledge of investment management operations and trading execution solutions

  • Experience developing on Linux

  • Python scripting experience (or equivalent)

  • Strong communication skills a must

Profile required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Mathematics or Computer Science (MSc/PhD)

  • Team Player capable of developing industrial strength software components

  • Good experience analyzing and structuring large data sets.

  • Knowledge of trading and market microstructure

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 200009AF
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2020/04/23